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OBJECTIVE To identify pre-operative predictors of patient-reported outcomes of primary total knee replacement (TKR) surgery. METHODS The Elective Orthopaedic Centre database is a large prospective cohort of 1991 patients receiving primary TKR in south-west London from 2005 to 2008. The primary outcome is the 6-month post-operative Oxford Knee Score (OKS).(More)
PURPOSE To describe the anatomical distribution of synovitis and its association with joint effusion on non-enhanced and contrast-enhanced (CE) MRI in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS Baseline MRI was performed at 1.5T using axial proton density (PD)-weighted (w) fat suppressed (fs) and axial and sagittal T1-w fs CE sequences. Synovial(More)
Hip fractures represent the most severe complication of osteoporosis from the perspectives of the patient, carer, health care system and society. Given the strong association with age, numbers are set to rise significantly in the next few decades despite evidence that the age adjusted rates in some countries are either plateauing or falling. Given the(More)
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